Lecture

 

July 24 to 29, 2009
Technical Mountain Rescue and Medical Considerations
Wilderness Medical Society, CME Conference and Annual Meeting

Snowmass Conference Center (Adjacent to Silvertree Hotel)
Snowmass, Colorado



Wilderness Medical Society
CME Conference and Annual Meeting
Snowmass Conference Center (Adjacent to Silvertree Hotel)
Snowmass, CO – July 24-29, 2009


Technical Mountain Rescue and Medical Considerations
July 26, 2009 – 11-11:45 General Session

Mountain medicine tailors traditional medical skills and applies them to the wilderness and other austere settings.  This lecture discusses the many realms of Search and Rescue as well as other wilderness settings and discusses medical adaptations that must be made in each to optimize patient care and minimize risk to the patient and rescuers.

Conference Brochure: 2009 Snowmass Conference Brochure.pdf

Lecture Notes:  Tech Mtn Rescue WMS Snowmass July 2009 slides final.pdf